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July 11, 2020 144 min

A bug in iOS could expose your clipboard to other applications, finding a good outdoor camera, understanding how to use reviews to make the right purchases, backing up your Google Photos to another cloud service, troubleshooting Google Chrome crashes, the best microphone for podcasting, inkjet printers vs. laser printers, and more of your calls!

Host: Leo Laporte

Guests: Scott Wilkinson, Johnny Jet, and Dick DeBartolo

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Who would have thought the pandemic would drive biometrics, cybersecurity in schools comes up short and we talk about how serverless can solve our DevSecOps problems.

  • Pandemic drives innovation in biometric digital door lock market
  • Using Adversarial Machine Learning, Researchers Look to Foil Facial Recognition
  • Harvard, MIT sue Trump admin to block deportation of online-only students
  • New video codec halves streaming time
  • Hong Kong downlo...
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  • As usual, go to the Accessibility System Preference pane to see Speech option.
  • Select the "Speak selected text when the key is pressed" checkbox. By default, speaking is enabled when you press Option-Esc.
  • Choose a voice. Alex is the default but there are many others.
  • For full screen-reading capability (like JAWS) you can turn on voice over.
  • If you'd like to convert web pages and text tiles to recordings stored in Apple Musi...
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    MyFitnessPal. You've been working really hard on your personal wellness and fitness. How are you keeping track of your progress? Ant Pruitt shares on Hands-On Wellness how he uses MyFitnessPal to track his personal fitness and wellness. The app is designed nicely and provides a lot of great information for free.

    Host: Ant Pruitt

    Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/hands-on-wellness

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    Rumors and reports re: Samsung's Galaxy Unpacked event, what you need to know about the "Hey Google" Smart Home Virtual Summit, and the trials and tribulations of Quibi.

    First, Android Police's David Ruddock gives us a rundown of Samsung's upcoming Galaxy Unpacked event. Between news of a new foldable phone and the next iteration of the Note, there's a lot to explore.

    Then, Stacey Higginbotham stops by to talk...

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    Make it easier for folks to know you're messaging them by sharing your name and photo in Messages for iOS.

    You can add a little personality and personalization to your iMessage conversations by sharing your name and photo in messages. Mikah shows you how to set up the feature in the iOS Messages app.

    Host: Mikah Sargent

    Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/hands-on-ios

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    Why Photography? Many of us have cameras at our disposal. Some of us have even considered getting into photography. In this episode of Hands-On Photography, Ant Pruitt wants to know why you choose to shoot photography. Also, listener feedback is shared and discussed.

    Special thanks to @hobbes74 (Twitter) and @terrellcwoods (Instagram).

    Host: Ant Pruitt

    Find Hands-On Photography on your favorite podcatcher. https://twit.t...

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    Google has tried local P2P file sharing before, and it never really took off. Now, Google is conducting a limited beta test of an OS-level solution called Nearby Sharing. Jason Howell has access to the beta feature and walks through what it is and how to use it.

  • How Apple handles local file sharing with AirDrop.
  • Google's first effort, Beam, never took off.
  • Which devices can use Nearby Sharing.
  • How to opt into the Play Services beta...
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    Bob and Don remember Charlie Daniels, Paul Ewing N6PSE on the Intrepid-DX group, Neil Rapp WB9VPG with Virtual YOTA Day Winners, Amateur Radio Newsline with Don, Solar Update with Dr. Tamitha Skov, stick antennas with Gordo, your questions with Amanda and more!

    Hosts: Bob Heil, Gordon West, George Thomas, Don Wilbanks, and Amanda Alden

    We invite you to read, add to, and amend our show notes at wiki.twit.tv.

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  • Google details its new "Works With Google" smart home program and IoT partners
  • Google briefly mentions its partnership with Apple and Amazon to develop a new IoT standard - details still to come
  • MacOS on Apple Silicon and Windows on ARM are both ARM implementations, but are they compatible? Will Windows be able to run on Macs?
  • Twitter stock goes crazy over the possibility that Twitter will add a subscription service
  • How will sc...
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    "Hey Google" Smart Home Summit

    Google hosted this virtual smart home IoT conference for developers, their first after canceling Google I/O and other events. TWiT's Smart Tech Today hosts Mikah Sargent and Matthew Cassinelli gave color commentary. The event was not quite the professionally-produced affair that Apple and Microsoft gave us at their developer keynotes earlier this year - it seemed more like a hastily-arran...

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    July 8, 2020 61 min

    Use of verifiable credentials and decentralized identifiers.

    Explaining Self-sovereign identity and the use of verifiable credentials and decentralized identifiers, Kaliya Young, also known as "Identity Women," joins the show hosted by Doc Searls and Jonathan Bennet. They dive deep into what identity means and the future of identity. Kaliya is a vital part of the Internet Identity Workshop. This workshop brings talent toge...

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  • Windows 10
  • Microsoft debuts a "new" Start menu
  • Just one problem, it's not new. It's barely even refreshed.
  • Well, two problems. We won't see this until 21H1 at the earliest. Probably.
  • Microsoft is bringing ALT + TAB to Edge tabs --- hated this at first, but it's starting to make sense
  • Windows 10 on ARM check-in - Paul is reviewing an 8cx-based PC. What's changed in two years?
  • Windows 10 2004 problems contin...
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    Sony Xperia 1 II and LG Velvet hands-on, Samsung Galaxy Unpacked event, Nearby Sharing.

  • Samsung announces its Galaxy Unpacked event for the Note 20 series.
  • David Imel goes hands-on with the Sony Xperia 1 II.
  • Google's Nearby Sharing file sharing feature is in a limited beta.
  • OnePlus's Nord event will be an augmented reality experience.
  • David Imel reviews the LG Velvet smartphone.
  • Google discontinues the Pixel 3a.
  • Will the Pix...
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    July 7, 2020 116 min

    Boston bans face recognition, bad passwords.

  • Boston bans facial recognition
  • 123456 is still the most popular password
  • iOS 14 catches Linked-In, Tik Tok, and others red handed!
  • US-CERT notes two Emergency Windows Updates
  • HackerOne shares their top 10 public bug bounty programs
  • Sony launches PlayStation bug bounty program with rewards of $50K+
  • F5 Networks patches a highest-severity vulnerability
  • We invite you to read our show notes at ht...

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    Apple Silicon iMac, MmHmm, Apple Glasses

    The Week's Stores:

  • Our prediction: Apple is making a 30-Inch Apple Silicon iMac
  • With Apple Silicon, Apple will pull away from the competition
  • Apple's accessibility tools are a reason to switch
  • Google buys North to make Google Glass competitive with Apple Glass
  • iPad is the entry-level computer for the masses
  • Apple is sending out surveys about the iPhone charger - will they skip the charge...
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  • Leo & Mikah cover the apps and games that won Apple Design Awards.
  • ADAs: Darkroom, Looom, Shapr 3D, StaffPad, Sayonara Wild Hearts, Sky: Children of the Light, Song of Bloom, Where Cards Fall.
  • News: In iOS 14, iCloud Keychain will warn you of compromised passwords; in iOS 14, you'll know when apps are viewing your clipboard; Apple is providing guidance to Apple Arcade developers — it wants games that keep players coming back ...
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    Google has acquired smart-glasses-maker North, Apple says it doesn't want users stressing about sleep tracking, and Mikah shows off his new eufy security system.

  • FOLLOW-UP
  • Sound Recognition is a powerful new Accessibility feature in iOS/iPadOS 14 | iMore: https://bit.ly/2BnIrqf
  • Apple began work on the Watch's handwashing feature years before COVID-19 | TechCrunch: https://tcrn.ch/2O0AWs7
  • APPLE & SLEEP
  • Apple doesn't want ...
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    The Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 2 are premium Bluetooth earbuds focusing on sound quality and feature active noise cancellation. Jason Howell compares it to the Pixel Buds 2 and Jabra Elite 75t and gives his review.

    Get the Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 2: https://twit.to/hot97

    Find the right wireless earphones for you: https://my.lustre.ai/nosCU

    Host: Jason Howell

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    Should you be concerned about Apple and Google's COVID-19 contact tracing API on iPhone and Android smartphones, and can you uninstall it? Leo Laporte explains.

    Host: Leo Laporte

    Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/ask-the-tech-guy

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